<< Week of October 22 >>

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Theater: TDPS Presents "Metamorphoses"

Performing Arts - Theater | October 15 – 22, 2017 every Sunday | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Tales from Ovid come to magical life—in all their playful, passionate, savage, elemental glory—in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses. In this visually fantastic world where the human and the divine collide, such familiar figures as Poseidon, King Midas and Eurydice share universal stories of love, hope, loss, betrayal and transformation.

$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $15 at the door, ID required., $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: $20 at the door

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TDPS presents "Metamorphoses"

Olli Mustonen, Piano: Recital

Performing Arts - Music | October 22 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Olli Mustonen, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

A true Renaissance man who often appears as conductor, composer, and pianist in the same concert, Olli Mustonen channels all the breadth of his musical insight and experience into his exuberant solo recitals. Mustonen lends his vivid and balanced touch to lighter works by Schumann and Shchedrin, balanced by Beethoven's Second Piano Sonata and Prokofiev's dense and tumultuous Stalingrad Sonata.

$46

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Olli Mustonen performs Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Hertz Hall.

Théâtre de la Ville: State of Siege

Performing Arts - Theater | October 22 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Théâtre de la Ville, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The remarkable troupe of Paris' Théâtre de la Ville returns to Berkeley after the smash success of its 2014 performance of Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author. Again under the inspired direction of Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, the company visits with a new production based on Albert Camus' fantastical yet frightening political allegory about the necessity of resistance in the face of...   More >

$48 - 98

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris performs State of Siege Saturday–Sunday, October 21–22, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Solange: with guests: Flying Lotus (in 3D), Earl Sweatshirt, Chassol

Performing Arts - Music | October 22 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

A Seat at the Table, an album written and performed by Solange Knowles, and co-executive produced alongside Raphael Saadiq, has been released globally on September 30th, 2016 via Saint Records / Columbia.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Noon Concert: Chamber Music

Performing Arts - Music | October 25 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

by students of Leighton Fong
UCB music students perform chamber music including piano quartets by Antonín Dvořák and Erich Korngold

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular...   More >

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Stebbins Studio Series: James Lim and Trevor Van de Velde

Performing Arts - Music | October 26 | 12:15-1 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Stebbins Lounge

 James Lim, Undergraduate - UC Berkeley; Trevor Van de Velde, UC Berkeley Undergraduate

 The Women's Faculty Club

Piano Recital featuring James Lim performing a Bach -Busoni Chaconne and Trevor Van de Velde playing a Steve Reich composition .

  RSVP by calling Front Desk Staff at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk Staff at womensfacutlyclub@gmail.com by October 25.

Black Migrant Writers Respond

Reading - Literary | October 26 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center

 Center for Race and Gender

Center for Race & Gender Arts & Humanities Initiative presents...
Black Migrant Writers Respond

Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Multicultural Community Center, MLK Student Union Building, UC Berkeley

“Black Migrant Writers Respond” is an intimate conversation and public reading with guests Kemi Bello (poet and cultural critic), Ola Osaze (non-fiction writer and community...   More >

Odesza: with guests: Sofi Tukker, Chet Porter

Performing Arts - Music | October 26 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight have earned a GRAMMY nomination and Gold singles in the U.S. and Australia while racking up 31 Hype Machine #1s, over half a billion combined Spotify and YouTube plays, and over one billion plays on Pandora.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Friday, October 27, 2017

Music for Solo and Duo Piano

Performing Arts - Music | October 27 | 12:05 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 Department of Music

students of Jacqueline Chew

Odesza: with guests: Sofi Tukker, Chet Porter

Performing Arts - Music | October 27 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight have earned a GRAMMY nomination and Gold singles in the U.S. and Australia while racking up 31 Hype Machine #1s, over half a billion combined Spotify and YouTube plays, and over one billion plays on Pandora.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Dorrance Dance

Performing Arts - Dance | October 27 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Dorrance Dance, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

This is not your father's tap dance routine! A MacArthur and Alpert Award fellow, choreographer and tap dancer Michelle Dorrance is celebrated for connecting tap's history to contemporary urban culture and infusing the art form with theatricality and humor. Dorrance and her company perform a new, extended version—co-commissioned by Cal Performances—of her acclaimed work, Myelination, with...   More >

$30 - 68

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Dorrance Dance performs Friday, October 27, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra: Traditional Korean Court and Folk Music

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The flagship orchestra of Korea's centuries-old National Gugak Center, this virtuosic 55-member ensemble continues its Berkeley residency (part one) with a performance of traditional Korean court and folk music. The term "gugak" translates as "national music," and the orchestra is responsible for preserving ancient musical traditions, as well as developing contemporary works for performance. The...   More >

$20 - 56

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra performs Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Odesza: with guests: Sofi Tukker, Chet Porter

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight have earned a GRAMMY nomination and Gold singles in the U.S. and Australia while racking up 31 Hype Machine #1s, over half a billion combined Spotify and YouTube plays, and over one billion plays on Pandora.

  Buy tickets online

Ensemble Cairn: From wind sounds to electricity

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 8-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

In French, the accordion is often called “le piano du pauvre” (piano of poor people). The guitar is probably the symbol of a “popular” instrument, and has always been so since Renaissance until today. We know that Schubert -- and after him Berlioz -- used to play guitar, even if they never wrote for it (except one or two attempts). What about today? How can classical music (music based on writing...   More >

Free

Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra: Traditional Korean Court and Folk Music

Performing Arts - Music | October 28 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The flagship orchestra of Korea's centuries-old National Gugak Center, this virtuosic 55-member ensemble continues its Berkeley residency (part one) with a performance of traditional Korean court and folk music. The term "gugak" translates as "national music," and the orchestra is responsible for preserving ancient musical traditions, as well as developing contemporary works for performance. The...   More >

$20 - 56

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Korean National Gugak Center Creative Traditional Orchestra performs Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.